Gangs
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Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2009].
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Central Adult Nonfiction
364.1066 GANGS 2009
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364.1066 GANGS 2009
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Presents a collection of essays exploring varying viewpoints on gangs, discussing such topics as the extent of the problem, why people join them, what should be done to prevent them, and their impact.
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Book
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213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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English
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0737743654 (pbk.), 9780737743661 (hbk.), 0737743662 (hbk.), 9780737743654 (pbk.)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Soliz, A. (2009). Gangs. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Soliz, Adela. 2009. Gangs. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Soliz, Adela, Gangs. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2009.

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Soliz, Adela. Gangs. Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2009. Print.

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5050 |a How widespread is the problem of gangs? Girl membership in gangs is on the rise / Eloisa Ruano Gonzalez ; The problem of girl gangs has been exaggerated / Joan Smith ; Gangs are a problem of the underprivileged / Ely Flores ; Privileged children also get involved in gangs / Gillian Flaccus ; Immigration contributes to the gang problem / Brian R. Ballou and Maria Sacchetti ; Immigrants are not responsible for increases in criminal activity / The Economist -- Why do people join gangs? Adolescents join gangs for a sense of social belonging / Phelan Wyrick ; Victims of violent crimes join gangs / Terrance J. Taylor ; The rap industry exacerbates the gang problem / Donald Lyddane ; The relationship between rap and gangs has been misunderstood / John M. Hagedorn ; Gangs are proliferating in prisons / Michael Montgomery ; Prison managers are effectively fighting the proliferation of gangs in prisons / Ron Holvey -- What should be done to prevent gangs? State lawmakers are helping to prevent gangs / Sarah Hammond ; Policy makers and police do not help prevent gangs / Judith Greene and Kevin Pranis ; Police do not effectively combat gangs / Trymaine Lee ; Gang prevention programs that offer alternatives to youth will decrease gang activity / Irving A. Spergel ; Many gang prevention programs have not been proven effective / Delbert S. Elliot -- What is the impact of gangs? Gangs have a large economic impact / Fight Crime: Invest in Kids ; Gangs often traffic in drugs / Nicholas V. Lampson ; Not all gang members are involved in drugs / Trevor Bennett and Katy Holloway ; Gangs disrupt schools / Susannah Rosenblatt ; Gangs do not increase violence in schools / Sarah Schmidt.
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